Muscat: The Omani Health Ministry on Wednesday announced 741 new Covid-19 cases, raising the tally to 153,105.
Meanwhile, 374 people have recovered during the past 24 hours, taking the overall recoveries to 140,220 while 11 deaths were reported, pushing the tally to 1,644, according to a ministry statement as quoted by Oman News Agency (ONA).
The highest previous record was 12 deaths on November 16.
The Sultanate also recorded 68 patients of those hospitalized during the past 24 hours, bringing the total to 373 cases, of whom 116 are in intensive care.
The ministry urged everyone to adhere to social distancing instructions issued by the Supreme Committee entrusted with handling the coronavirus.